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Keep checking the Clubs and Chapters page on the Brother Martin website for information about your local chapter or club.

Atlanta

Atlanta

Atlanta Chapter Cocktail Party

On Friday, March 13th, the annual Atlanta Chapter Cocktail Party was held at the Omni Hotel at CNN Center. The complimentary event included cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, and reuniting with fellow Crusaders. Tommy Mitchell ’79, Development Director, updated the group on school and campus activities.

Austin

Joe Macaluso ’71 organized a gathering for the LSU vs Tennessee game in October at Stoneworks Big Rock Grille at the Rim in San Antonio.

Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge Chapter Party

Baton Rouge alumni and friends gathered at Lava Cantina on Perkins Rowe for the annual Fall Chapter Party. Johnny Harrison ’00, owner/operator of Lava Cantina, hosted the event. Bro. Neal ’57 CJ and Kenny Spellman ’84 updated attendees on school activities and invited everyone back to campus whenever they are in New Orleans.

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ALUMNI DAY AT LSU 

Kenny Spellman ’84, Justin Fleetwood and Thomas Mavor visited alumni at LSU.  Young alums shared stories of their college experience, filled out a brief survey about their “college readiness” and picked up some Brother Martin schwag.  The Crusaders have a strong presence at LSU  and many are involved in campus organizations ranging from athletics to service and student government.

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Birmingham

Birmingham

If you are interested in planning the event or want more information concerning the chapter, please contact the Alumni Office.

Charlotte

Charlotte

Saints vs.  Panthers Game

Alumni, family and friends gathered in Charlotte at Bank of America for the Saints vs. Panthers game. Members of the Crusader community met for a tailgate party before heading into the stadium, and Brother Martin President John Devlin updated the group on school activities.

Dallas

Dallas

Dallas Chapter Social New Orleans Style

Members of the Dallas Alumni Chapter met recently at Dodie’s Reef in Dallas, TX.  Dallas alumni and a guest were invited to a “New Orleans Style” social with boiled crawfish, gumbo, jambalaya, red beans and rice, salad, bread pudding and drinks. Tommy Mitchell ’79, Development Director, was present to update the attendees on school activities and answer questions. A special thanks to our sponsors!

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Denver

Denver

Alumni gathered at Jackson’s across from Coors Field for a chapter TGIF in August. The chapter event coincided with the Alumni Baseball Trip.

Gulf Coast

Gulf Coast

For information call Ron Brisbi ’67 SA 504-616-3845 or 228-222-3352 or Kenny Spellmen ’84, Alumni Director, at 504-284-6700.

Houston

Houston

Houston Chapter Crawfish Boil

Marisa and Tim Taylor ’97 hosted the annual Houston Chapter Crawfish Boil this past Saturday.  Tim and his family prepared and served crawfish and cold drinks while providing the perfect venue with music and a pool for the kids.  Tim Taylor ’72 grilled burgers and hot dogs and Mike Ligon ’88 prepared jambalaya.  Kenny Spellman ’84 updated alumni and their guests on school activities and encouraged them to visit campus whenever they are in New Orleans.  The crowd of over 50 attendees was one of the largest in the event’s history.

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Lafayette

Lafayette

Lafayette Chapter Saints Party
Alumni, family and friends gathered at Walk-On’s in Lafayette for a Saints Party Thursday night.  Attendees enjoyed delicious food and drinks while sharing stories and watching the Saints victory over the Carolina Panthers.  Kenny Spellman ’84 updated the group on campus activities and discussed future events in Lafayette.  Event sponsors were George Arnold ’01Lewis Hill, MD, ’81Kenny Clemons ’73Paul Lanusse, Jr. ’62 SA and Richard Petrie ’70.

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Mandeville/Covington

Mandeville/Covington

Mandeville/Covington Chapter Social

Alumni from the ‘40s to the ‘00s and friends gathered at The Columbia St. Tap Room for a social. Patrons enjoyed delicious food and beverages while sharing stories and getting updates from Kenny Spellman ’84.

Sponsors:

Gold
Jerry Delahoussaye ’74
Dan Gainnie ’76
Paul Giffin ’69 SA—Jefferson Capital Management
John Johnson ’72
Paul Morgan ’85—Raymond James and Associates
David Mount ‘78
Clayton Musacchia ’68 SA
Mike Saucier ’76—Gulf States Real Estate Services
Paul Schexnaydre ’82—PaulTheRealtor.com
Mark Schindler ’76—Schindler Spring Co Inc

Crimson
Chuck Burkenstock ’72—CR Property Development
Joe Cunningham ‘78
Robert A. Dunne ‘87
John Pettavino ’86—Fontanini Italian Meats
Leon Verriere ’61 SA

Crusader
Roy Cartier ’50
John Deben ’71
D.J. Latino ’63 SA
Stephen Smith ’86

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Midwest Chapter (MN, IL, IA, WI)

Chicago

Chicago Chapter Dinner

Volare
201 E Grand Ave.
Chicago, IL 60611

Thursday, July 9, 2015; 6:00 P.M.

Chicagoland alumni are invited to dinner at Volare. Alumni Director Kenny Spellman ’84 will be present to update you on school activities and answer questions.

This is a “pay your own way” event.

See menu at http://volarerestaurant.com/chicago/menus/

Dress is business casual.

Please RSVP by Thursday, July 2nd, by any of the following:
1. Fill out the form below and FAX it to the Alumni Office (504)284-5888
2. Call the Alumni Office at (504)284-6700
3. E-mail RSVP to kspellman@brothermartin.com.

If you cannot make the social, please consider a donation to the Chicago Chapter Fund.

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Northeast (NY, NJ, CT, DE and east PA)

Northeast (NY, NJ, CT, DE and east PA)

Northeast alumni and members of the Alumni Baseball Trip gathered at O’Lunney’s near Times Square for a chapter social.  Nick Lagattuta ’71Tommy Mitchell ’79 and Kenny Spellman ’84 updated the group on campus activity.  Members of the Brother Martin community vacationing in New York joined the party as everyone shared stories and enjoyed a good time.

Northern California

Northern California

On Tuesday, May 13th, Northern California alumni were invited to a baseball game at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum.  Alumni and a guest were invited to a “Suite Party” with complimentary food and drinks, compliments of Mark Kaufman ’83 to watch the Oakland A’s take on the Chicago White Sox. Tommy Mitchell ’79 updated the group on school activities and invited alumni to visit campus whenever they are in New Orleans.  Thanks to all the attendees.

Orlando

Orlando/Tampa/St. Pete

Alumni Saints Party

Tampa area alumni and their families gathered at Tibby’s New Orleans Kitchen in Winter Park, FL for a New Orleans Saints view party on Sunday, October 5th. ’Saders met to watch the New Orleans Saints take on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. There was plenty of food and drink for everyone to go around. Development Director Tommy Mitchell ’79 was in attendance and updated the group on school activities.

Gold Roland Meyer  ’45 SA
Gold Gordon Pilet ’68 CJ  Interventions Enterprises LLC
Crimson Mr. and Mrs. Peter Heine

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Pacific Northwest

Pacific Northwest-PNW

Barry Hebert ’74 and Kenny Spellman ’84 travelled to Seattle to visit our Pacific Northwest alumni.  On Sunday, alumni (Greg Gex ’77 (sponsor) and Ricky Richard ‘81 from Nevada, Jay Joyner ’71 from Montana, Dwayne Mathieu ’81 from Washington and Graham Grisoli ’02 who recently moved to Seattle from Northern California) and friends gathered for a social.  Jay Romig ’72 and other alumni in Seattle for the Saints game joined the party.  On Monday, members of the group had lunch at The Steelhead Diner before heading to the game.  On the way, more alumni were spotted at a “Saints Party” at a New Orleans-themed establishment.  Later Al Serpas ’60 SA and Al Grunsky ’72 joined the group at the stadium.  Although the game didn’t go our way, the trip was a special event celebrating Brother Martin High School more than 2,700 miles away from home.

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San Antonio

San Antonio

Joe Macaluso ’71 organized a gathering for the LSU vs Tennessee game in October at Stoneworks Big Rock Grille at the Rim in San Antonio.

Slidell

Slidell

Saints View Party

Melinda and Barry Hebert ’74 hosted an event for Slidell alumni and guests to watch the Saints vs. Falcons game. Stadium food and drinks were served as guests viewed the game and shared stories. Kenny Spellman ’84 thanked everyone for attending; especially the event hosts and sponsors, and gave a brief update on the state of Brother Martin High School.

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Southern California

Southern California

Southern California Chapter Crawfish Boil

Alumni, friends and family gathered at Dominick’s in West Hollywood, CA for the annual chapter crawfish boil.  Brandon Boudet ’89, co-owner and executive chef at Dominick’s, hosted the event.  Guests enjoyed crawfish, oysters on the half-shell, soft-shell crab and roast beef po-boys and sno-balls.

Gold Sponsors

Brandon Boudet ’89

Larry Delpit ’48

Eddie Dyer ’80

Bill McGaffick ’70

Ryan Pastorek ’98

Darren Sumich ’02

Crimson Sponsors

Charles Callihan, ’55

Russel J. Guidry, Sr. ’62 SA

Crusader Sponsor

Chadwick Ricouard ’00 

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South Carolina

South Carolina

Saints vs. Panthers Game

Alumni, family and friends gathered in Charlotte at Bank of America for the Saints vs. Panthers game. Members of the Crusader community met for a tailgate party before heading into the stadium, and Brother Martin President John Devlin updated the group on school activities.

South Central Mississippi

South Central Mississippi (USM)

Alumni Day at USM

Kenny Spellman ’84, Thomas Mavor and Justin Fleetwood visited the Student Union at the University of Southern Mississippi last Thursday to visit with alumni.  Brother Martin alumni shared stories of their college experience, filled out a brief survey concerning their “college readiness” and picked up some “schwag”.  Dr. David Jouandot ’03 and Alex Coppejans, Science instructors at Brother Martin accompanied eight current students as they observed lab experiments at the USM Science Department.

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South Florida

South Florida

South Florida Chapter Saints Party

South Florida alumni and their families gathered at Shuck N’ Dive in Fort Lauderdale, FL for a New Orleans Saints view party on Sunday, September 7th.  ’Saders met to watch the New Orleans Saints take on the Atlanta Falcons. There was plenty of food and drink for everyone to go around. Development Director Tommy Mitchell ’79 was in attendance and updated the group on school activities.

Gold Roland Meyer  ’45 SA
Gold Gordon Pilet ’68 CJ  Interventions Enterprises LLC
Crimson Mr. and Mrs. Peter Heine

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Tampa

Tampa

Tampa Bay Rays Baseball

Saturday, July 11th, 2015

Tampa Bay Rays vs. Houston Astros
Suite Party
Game time 4:10 PM

Tampa alumni and a guest are invited to the Tampa Bay/Houston game. Your price of $35.00 per person (Children under 12 – $15.00) will include:

Game Ticket
Food and Drinks in a Suite

Two tickets per alumni, please.

Your ticket will be held only if payment has been received.

TICKETS WILL BE LEFT AT WILL CALL FOR PICK-UP ON GAMEDAY

Please RSVP by Thursday, July 2nd, by either of the following:
1. Fill out the form below and mail it to the Alumni Office
2. Call the Alumni Office (504) 284-6700

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Triangle (NC)

Triangle (NC)

Saints vs. Falcons Game

Triangle alumni and their guests were invited to join chapter leader Mark Falgout ’79 to watch the Saints & Falcons in an NFC South showdown at Carolina Ale House in Brier Creek. John Devlin, President of Brother Martin, was present to update the group on campus activities and news.

Washington D.C.

Washington D.C.

Alumni Baseball Trip

Alumni, family and friends headed to Washington D.C. for the annual Alumni Baseball Trip.  While in our nation’s capital the group toured national monuments, parks and museums in addition to attending two Nationals wins vs. the Mets at Nationals Park.  Before the Saturday game, our Washington D.C. Chapter held a party at Gordon Biersch.  Pat Pritchett ’78 organized the event and joined the group for both games.

Contact Information
Alumni & Development Office
4401 Elysian Fields Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70122
(504) 284-6700
Fax (504) 284-5888
alumni@brothermartin.com

If you are an alumnus of a club, team or organization that is not represented on this page and you are interested in reuniting your group, please contact Kenny Spellman ’84 at the Alumni Office. (504) 284-6700.

Band

Alumni Band Reunion & Performance

The Alumni Band, family and friends gathered on Saturday for their annual reunion and performance at the Brother Martin vs. Jesuit football game at Tad Gormley. Alumni met in the morning at school for rehearsal before heading to the stadium for a tailgate party and the game. Current and future Crusader Band members joined the party as part of the Junior High Band Day directed by Dominick Caronna ‘85 and Chris Bailey ’86. Once inside the stadium the Alumni Band accompanied the Crusader Band and entertained the crowd with some music of their own. Rhen and Kraig de Lanzac ‘86, Mike Hotstream ’90, David Connick ’88, Michael Connick ‘81, Mark Messina ’06 and Gavin Labourdette ’10 served on the committee.

SPONSORS:

Gold
Beshel Boat Launch, Christian Beshel ’13
Kraig de Lanzac ’86
Troy G. Macaluso, Ph.D., CFP ’86

Crimson
Beau Bujol ’14
Gregory Brewer ’96
Rowland-Duffour Clinic Inc., Rory Duffour ’75
Robert Dunne ‘87
David Horos ’83
Happy Italian Pizzeria, Gavin Labourdette ’10
Frank McCaskell ’81

Crusader
Anthony Barattini ’96
Dr. Elton Haydel ’81
Connor Murphy ’13

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Baseball

Baseball

Nearly 40 alumni baseball lettermen participated in the Alumni Baseball Tournament and Reunion this past Saturday at Farley Field. Captains Stephen Carroll ’03 and Charles Kirchem ’01 and player/coach Ricky Gibbs ’70 led El Dorado to the championship by winning both of their games. After the round-robin tournament, alumni, family and friends headed to Lakeview Harbor for a reception.

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Basketball

St. Aloysius, Cor Jesu & Brother Martin
Basketball Lettermen Reunion/Alumni Game

Members of the Brother Martin basketball community gathered for the inaugural Alumni Basketball Game on December 20th in The Conlin Gym. Coaches Bill Gallagher ’71 (Team Crimson) and Tommy Smith ’71 (Team Gold) drafted teams earlier in the week and lead their teams into battle. After a sluggish start the Team Crimson, led by Bryant Boudreaux ’14, jumped out to a 15-point lead midway through the 1st half. Team Gold, led by Ryan Brock ’05, used an 8-0 to begin the 2nd half to grab their first lead of the game. It was a lead they wouldn’t relinquish as Team Gold won 64-53. Ron Brisbi ’67 SA, Milton Dureau ’69 CJ and Brian Incraprera ’14 served as game officials assisted by clock operator Jeff Hotard ’14. Bryant Boudreaux ’14 won the 3-Point Shooting Contest, James Farrelly ’06 and Scott Lanoux ’77 tied for second. After the game, alumni, family and friends joined the current Crusader team for lunch in The Benson Mall.

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’70′s State Champions
Basketball Reunion

Members of the 1970, 1971 and 1974 Brother Martin State Championship Basketball Teams and their family and friends reunited on August 16th at Lakeview Harbor.  Hunter Stewart ’75 initiated the reunion that attracted lettermen from across the country.  Donald Newman ’75, assistant coach with the Washington Wizards, came in from DC, Rodney “Snake” Montgomery ’75 from Atlanta, Eric Sander ’76 from Alabama and Ed Rossi ’70, Jay Trapani ’73, Joe Furlan ’72 and Ben Abadie ’76 all came over from Mississippi.  Others in attendance included Coach Andy Russo, Tommy Smith ’71, Dale Valdery ’71 and Charlie Furlan ’72 from the 1970 National Championship 36-0 team, Joey Zappardo ’73, Tom Cronin ’74, Jim McCulla ’74, Joe McManus ’75, Leroy Oliver ’75, Jim Klos ’77 and Bro. Neal Golden ’57 CJ.

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Cheerleaders

Cheerleader Reunion

Beautiful weather, the Crusader Spirit and a last second comeback victory were a winning combination for Homecoming 2014. Pre-game festivities kicked off with jambalaya from Pete Algero ’80, pizza, compliments of Sal Brocato ’88 and student ambassadors, under the direction of Debbie Broussard, serving to the masses. The Crusader Cheerleaders, the NJROTC Rifle Team and the Crusader Band performed followed by the introduction of the court. Inside the stadium, the 1964 St. Aloysius District Championship and the 1989 State Finalists football teams were introduced along with the 1999 State Championship cross-country team. Mike Maginnis ’65 SA and Ron Hebert ’65 SA served as honorary captains. The Crusader football team scored the winning touchdown with :18 seconds left to defeat Shaw 36-29 and send the Crusader Nation into a frenzy. After the game, alumni and friends gathered at Lakeview Harbor to celebrate.

Thanks to all our sponsors!

Gold Sponsors
Alan Abboud ’65 SA – Football
Kevin Balser ’92 – Football
Charles Berault ’95 – Cheerleader
Salvador Brocato III ’88, Salvador Brocato III Attorney at Law – Football
Anthony J. Cash ’66 – Football
Robert Claypool ’89, Gulf Coast Aviation – NJROTC
Brian Corales ’97 – Football
Edward Desporte, Jr. ’63 SA – Football
Bill Dwyer ’65 SA – Football
Ronald Hebert ’65 SA – Football
Chris Lucas ’83 – Football
Chance Miller ’88, Miller Building Co. – Football
Coach Al Pontiff
Tom Rini ’67 SA – Football
Dr. Leni Sumich ’90, Eyecare Associates – Football
Joe Winkler ’69 SA – Football
Crimson Sponsors
Gregory Breerwood ’65 SA – Football
George “Lucky” Chaplain ’65 SA – Football
David Ducote ’04 – NJROTC
Joseph Kott, MD ’66 SA – Football
Michael Maginnis ’65 SA, The Maginnis Law Firm LLC – Football
Michael Maginnis ’65 SA, Maginnis Mediation & Arbitration Services, LLC – Football
Edward O’Rourke, Jr. ’66 SA – Football
Ben Plaia ’65 SA – Football
Jim Schilleci ’65 SA – Football
Larry Tillman ’67 SA – Football
David Trepagnier, Jr. ’14 – NJROTC
Marcel Tullier ’97 – Football
Michael Zibilich ’66 SA – Football
Crusader Sponsors
Barry Bacon ’67 SA – Football
Paul Boquet ’01 – Cheerleader
Perren DuRapau ’12 – Cross Country
Andrew Genois ’14, IMPERA Wealth Management/Charles Genios – Football
Anthony Maenza ’75 – Cheerleader
John Mayer ’75, J & L Mayer Services, LLC – Cross Country
Rickey Schultz ’71 – Football
Joseph Smith ’65 SA – Football
David Trepagnier, Jr. ’14 – Cheerleader
Ted Williams ’67 SA – Football
Scott Zazulak ’83 – Cross Country
Zazulak Services, LLC

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Crimson Shield

Crimson Shield

Past recipients of the Crimson Shield Award gathered at Parkway Bakery on Wednesday evening for a social. The Crimson Shield Award recognizes students who strongly represent a specific characteristic of a Brother Martin Crusader. Alumni shared stories while enjoying delicious complimentary po-boys and sides. Faculty members and staff joined the celebration and Alumni Director Kenny Spellman ’84 encouraged the young alumni to stay involved and visit campus.

Sponsors
David Beyer ’10, Kevin Bohte ’10, Nick Bohte ’12, Chuck Camp ’10, Gerard A. Karam, DDS, Matthew Quitzau ’10 and McHenry “Mac” Taylor ’12

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Cross Country

Cross Country
Cross-Country Reunion

Beautiful weather, the Crusader Spirit and a last second comeback victory were a winning combination for Homecoming 2014. Pre-game festivities kicked off with jambalaya from Pete Algero ’80, pizza, compliments of Sal Brocato ’88 and student ambassadors, under the direction of Debbie Broussard, serving to the masses. The Crusader Cheerleaders, the NJROTC Rifle Team and the Crusader Band performed followed by the introduction of the court. Inside the stadium, the 1964 St. Aloysius District Championship and the 1989 State Finalists football teams were introduced along with the 1999 State Championship cross-country team. Mike Maginnis ’65 SA and Ron Hebert ’65 SA served as honorary captains. The Crusader football team scored the winning touchdown with :18 seconds left to defeat Shaw 36-29 and send the Crusader Nation into a frenzy. After the game, alumni and friends gathered at Lakeview Harbor to celebrate.

Thanks to all our sponsors!

Gold Sponsors
Alan Abboud ’65 SA – Football
Kevin Balser ’92 – Football
Charles Berault ’95 – Cheerleader
Salvador Brocato III ’88, Salvador Brocato III Attorney at Law – Football
Anthony J. Cash ’66 – Football
Robert Claypool ’89, Gulf Coast Aviation – NJROTC
Brian Corales ’97 – Football
Edward Desporte, Jr. ’63 SA – Football
Bill Dwyer ’65 SA – Football
Ronald Hebert ’65 SA – Football
Chris Lucas ’83 – Football
Chance Miller ’88, Miller Building Co. – Football
Coach Al Pontiff
Tom Rini ’67 SA – Football
Dr. Leni Sumich ’90, Eyecare Associates – Football
Joe Winkler ’69 SA – Football
Crimson Sponsors
Gregory Breerwood ’65 SA – Football
George “Lucky” Chaplain ’65 SA – Football
David Ducote ’04 – NJROTC
Joseph Kott, MD ’66 SA – Football
Michael Maginnis ’65 SA, The Maginnis Law Firm LLC – Football
Michael Maginnis ’65 SA, Maginnis Mediation & Arbitration Services, LLC – Football
Edward O’Rourke, Jr. ’66 SA – Football
Ben Plaia ’65 SA – Football
Jim Schilleci ’65 SA – Football
Larry Tillman ’67 SA – Football
David Trepagnier, Jr. ’14 – NJROTC
Marcel Tullier ’97 – Football
Michael Zibilich ’66 SA – Football
Crusader Sponsors
Barry Bacon ’67 SA – Football
Paul Boquet ’01 – Cheerleader
Perren DuRapau ’12 – Cross Country
Andrew Genois ’14, IMPERA Wealth Management/Charles Genios – Football
Anthony Maenza ’75 – Cheerleader
John Mayer ’75, J & L Mayer Services, LLC – Cross Country
Rickey Schultz ’71 – Football
Joseph Smith ’65 SA – Football
David Trepagnier, Jr. ’14 – Cheerleader
Ted Williams ’67 SA – Football
Scott Zazulak ’83 – Cross Country
Zazulak Services, LLC

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Dionysians

Dionysians

Drama alumni and friends were invited to come back to school for a Dionysians reunion in the Benson Free Enterprise Library.  After the reunion, the guests stayed for the Drama Club’s performance of Guys and Dolls in the Auditorium.

Football

Beautiful weather, the Crusader Spirit and a last second comeback victory were a winning combination for Homecoming 2014. Pre-game festivities kicked off with jambalaya from Pete Algero ’80, pizza, compliments of Sal Brocato ’88 and student ambassadors, under the direction of Debbie Broussard, serving to the masses. The Crusader Cheerleaders, the NJROTC Rifle Team and the Crusader Band performed followed by the introduction of the court. Inside the stadium, the 1964 St. Aloysius District Championship and the 1989 State Finalists football teams were introduced along with the 1999 State Championship cross-country team. Mike Maginnis ’65 SA and Ron Hebert ’65 SA served as honorary captains. The Crusader football team scored the winning touchdown with :18 seconds left to defeat Shaw 36-29 and send the Crusader Nation into a frenzy. After the game, alumni and friends gathered at Lakeview Harbor to celebrate.

Thanks to all our sponsors!

Gold Sponsors
Alan Abboud ’65 SA – Football
Kevin Balser ’92 – Football
Charles Berault ’95 – Cheerleader
Salvador Brocato III ’88, Salvador Brocato III Attorney at Law – Football
Anthony J. Cash ’66 – Football
Robert Claypool ’89, Gulf Coast Aviation – NJROTC
Brian Corales ’97 – Football
Edward Desporte, Jr. ’63 SA – Football
Bill Dwyer ’65 SA – Football
Ronald Hebert ’65 SA – Football
Chris Lucas ’83 – Football
Chance Miller ’88, Miller Building Co. – Football
Coach Al Pontiff
Tom Rini ’67 SA – Football
Dr. Leni Sumich ’90, Eyecare Associates – Football
Joe Winkler ’69 SA – Football
Crimson Sponsors
Gregory Breerwood ’65 SA – Football
George “Lucky” Chaplain ’65 SA – Football
David Ducote ’04 – NJROTC
Joseph Kott, MD ’66 SA – Football
Michael Maginnis ’65 SA, The Maginnis Law Firm LLC – Football
Michael Maginnis ’65 SA, Maginnis Mediation & Arbitration Services, LLC – Football
Edward O’Rourke, Jr. ’66 SA – Football
Ben Plaia ’65 SA – Football
Jim Schilleci ’65 SA – Football
Larry Tillman ’67 SA – Football
David Trepagnier, Jr. ’14 – NJROTC
Marcel Tullier ’97 – Football
Michael Zibilich ’66 SA – Football
Crusader Sponsors
Barry Bacon ’67 SA – Football
Paul Boquet ’01 – Cheerleader
Perren DuRapau ’12 – Cross Country
Andrew Genois ’14, IMPERA Wealth Management/Charles Genios – Football
Anthony Maenza ’75 – Cheerleader
John Mayer ’75, J & L Mayer Services, LLC – Cross Country
Rickey Schultz ’71 – Football
Joseph Smith ’65 SA – Football
David Trepagnier, Jr. ’14 – Cheerleader
Ted Williams ’67 SA – Football
Scott Zazulak ’83 – Cross Country
Zazulak Services, LLC

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Golden Crusader

“Golden Crusader”

A record crowd attended the 11th annual Golden Crusader Lunch at The Steak Knife in Lakeview on Friday, May 22nd to welcome the newest Golden Crusaders.  Guests visited with each other learning about new things taking places in their classmates’ lives.  Philip Averill ’04Brian Barkemeyer ’79Michael Calogero ’81Gary Giepert ’80,Scott Hedlund ’97Zachary Materne ’01Tommy Mitchell ’79 andJohn Person ’73 serve on the committee.

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NJROTC

Beautiful weather, the Crusader Spirit and a last second comeback victory were a winning combination for Homecoming 2014. Pre-game festivities kicked off with jambalaya from Pete Algero ’80, pizza, compliments of Sal Brocato ’88 and student ambassadors, under the direction of Debbie Broussard, serving to the masses. The Crusader Cheerleaders, the NJROTC Rifle Team and the Crusader Band performed followed by the introduction of the court. Inside the stadium, the 1964 St. Aloysius District Championship and the 1989 State Finalists football teams were introduced along with the 1999 State Championship cross-country team. Mike Maginnis ’65 SA and Ron Hebert ’65 SA served as honorary captains. The Crusader football team scored the winning touchdown with :18 seconds left to defeat Shaw 36-29 and send the Crusader Nation into a frenzy. After the game, alumni and friends gathered at Lakeview Harbor to celebrate.

Thanks to all our sponsors!

Gold Sponsors
Alan Abboud ’65 SA – Football
Kevin Balser ’92 – Football
Charles Berault ’95 – Cheerleader
Salvador Brocato III ’88, Salvador Brocato III Attorney at Law – Football
Anthony J. Cash ’66 – Football
Robert Claypool ’89, Gulf Coast Aviation – NJROTC
Brian Corales ’97 – Football
Edward Desporte, Jr. ’63 SA – Football
Bill Dwyer ’65 SA – Football
Ronald Hebert ’65 SA – Football
Chris Lucas ’83 – Football
Chance Miller ’88, Miller Building Co. – Football
Coach Al Pontiff
Tom Rini ’67 SA – Football
Dr. Leni Sumich ’90, Eyecare Associates – Football
Joe Winkler ’69 SA – Football
Crimson Sponsors
Gregory Breerwood ’65 SA – Football
George “Lucky” Chaplain ’65 SA – Football
David Ducote ’04 – NJROTC
Joseph Kott, MD ’66 SA – Football
Michael Maginnis ’65 SA, The Maginnis Law Firm LLC – Football
Michael Maginnis ’65 SA, Maginnis Mediation & Arbitration Services, LLC – Football
Edward O’Rourke, Jr. ’66 SA – Football
Ben Plaia ’65 SA – Football
Jim Schilleci ’65 SA – Football
Larry Tillman ’67 SA – Football
David Trepagnier, Jr. ’14 – NJROTC
Marcel Tullier ’97 – Football
Michael Zibilich ’66 SA – Football
Crusader Sponsors
Barry Bacon ’67 SA – Football
Paul Boquet ’01 – Cheerleader
Perren DuRapau ’12 – Cross Country
Andrew Genois ’14, IMPERA Wealth Management/Charles Genios – Football
Anthony Maenza ’75 – Cheerleader
John Mayer ’75, J & L Mayer Services, LLC – Cross Country
Rickey Schultz ’71 – Football
Joseph Smith ’65 SA – Football
David Trepagnier, Jr. ’14 – Cheerleader
Ted Williams ’67 SA – Football
Scott Zazulak ’83 – Cross Country
Zazulak Services, LLC

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Rugby

Members of the Brother Martin Rugby community gathered for a reunion at The Rugby Pub on December 27th.  Attendees enjoyed food and drinks and shared stories.  Coach Gary Giepert ’80 addressed the group and discussed the possibility of an alumni game in the near future.  Event sponsors were The Metzler Family and Roger Mattei ’02, A Perfect Cut LLC.

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Soccer

Soccer

The Brother Martin soccer community gathered this past Saturday for the annual Alumni Match and Reunion. Coach Dennis Panepinto ’81 led Team White against Coach Judy Rodriguez and Team Crimson. Team Crimson scored a goal in the last seconds to tie the match at 3. After a five-minute overtime, the match was declared a draw and everyone headed to Lakeview Harbor for the reunion. Attendees enjoyed complimentary food and drinks, shared stories and viewed pictures from the past.

Sponsors:

Gold
Andy Cassara ’02, Gulf Coast Office Products
Michael Castagnetta ’87
Ken Eastin ’01, Reel Time Guide Service

Crimson
Hunter LeBlanc ’08
Jeffrey Rossi ‘96
Craig Wills ’03, Southern Brain and Spine

Crusader
Craig Bauer ’65 CJ, Bauer and Assoc. Inc.
Nathan Dean ‘10
William Doerries III ‘07
Jason Doyle ‘97
Chris Hakenjos ‘01
The Rodriguez Family, Judy, Eric, Eric ’07, Adam ’13 & Alex ’15
Adam Dassey ’03
Chris G’Sell ’92

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Student Ministers

Student Ministers

Fr. Paul Hart ’70 directed the annual Alumni Day of Reflection. The theme of the day was “Spiritual Fitness: Getting Back in Shape with God”. Alumni listened to presentations, participated in Reconciliation, the Way of the Cross, the Rosary and personal reflection. Fr. Paul celebrated Mass in The Branton Chapel followed by lunch in The Terrace. Serving on the committee were chairman Randy Oddo ’62 SA, Judge Bob Burns ’62 SA, Bro. Louis Couvillon, John Hodges ’62 SA, Tony Melito ’76 and Wayne Wellmeier ’86.

Tennis

Tennis

March 20, 2015
UNO Tennis Center

Tennis alumni are invited to participate in the Brother Martin Tennis Tournament.

Men: Check in 10:15 a.m
Matches begin at 10:30 a.m.

Please join us for the 9th Annual Brother Martin Tennis Tournament, hosted by the Brothers of the Sacred Heart Alumni Association of New Orleans. All proceeds from this event will assist in advancing the mission of the Brothers of the Sacred Heart.

Entry Fee
$80 per team

 

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Wrestling

Wrestling

Members of the Brother Martin wrestling community attended the Brother Martin vs. Jesuit dual meet and a reunion this past Saturday. The Crusaders defeated Jesuit 49-17. After the match, wrestlers, family and friends gathered at The Bayou Beer Garden. The State Championship teams from 1985 and 2000 celebrated anniversaries, 2-time State Champion Manny Sala ’46 made his usual appearance and current wrestling parents joined the festivities along with Coach Rob Dauterive ’84 and his wife Christine.

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